357AB Objection under section 357A(1)(f) or (g) may be considered by hearings commissioner

(1)

An applicant for a resource consent who has a right of objection under section 357A(1)(f) or (g) (as applied by section 357A(2) to (5)) may, when making the objection, request that the objection be considered by a hearings commissioner.

(2)

If a consent authority receives a request under this section, the authority must, under section 34A(1), delegate its functions, powers, and duties under sections 357C and 357D to 1 or more hearings commissioners who are not members of the consent authority.

Section 357AB: inserted, on 18 October 2017, by section 167 of the Resource Legislation Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 15).